CNN Site Map for Section US (Galleries) for February - 2017
- 2017-02-23The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to protesters in Montgomery, Alabama, on March 25, 1965. About 25,000 people had marched there from Selma, Alabama, to protest discriminatory practices -- such as poll taxes and literacy tests -- that prevented many
- 2017-02-18In 1943, legendary photographer Ansel Adams took portraits of Japanese-Americans interned at Manzanar Relocation Camp in California. "The purpose of my work was to show how these people, suffering under a great injustice, and loss of property, busine
- 2017-02-16Jeanette Vizguerra came to the United States from Mexico illegally in 1997 with her husband and daughter. She has three American-born children and lives in Denver.
- 2017-02-16Civil rights activists known as Freedom Riders sit at a bus station in Birmingham, Alabama, in May 1961. That month, the Freedom Ride movement began with interstate buses driving into the Deep South to challenge segregation that persisted despite recent S
- 2017-02-15Rumor, a 5-year-old female German shepherd, poses for photos after winning Best in Show at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York, early on Wednesday, February 15.
- 2017-02-13Water gushes over the primary spillway at Oroville Dam in Northern California. At least 188,000 people have been evacuated from nearby counties in recent days after erosion caused damage to two spillways and, combined with recent heavy rains, sparked fear
- 2017-02-10Fireworks lit the sky at the Oceti Sakowin Camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota on December 4, 2016, after the Army Corps of Engineers halted the Dakota Access Pipeline route. An executive order by President Donald Trump in January allowed work to resume.
- 2017-02-09People walk through New York's Times Square during a snowstorm on Thursday, February 9. Winter storm warnings were in effect from Pennsylvania through parts of New York, New Jersey and New England.
- 2017-02-09For nearly 100 years, the remains of some two dozen members of the Bleecker family were interred in a vault below Trinity Church Wall Street in Lower Manhattan.
- 2017-02-09Nik Wallenda nears the completion of his quarter-mile walk near the Grand Canyon in June 2013 in Arizona. He crossed the Little Colorado River Gorge without the aid of a safety tether. He is a member of the famous Flying Wallendas, founded by his great-gr
- 2017-02-09Daredevil performer Nik Wallenda walks untethered along the rim of the Orlando Eye, the Florida city's new 400-foot observation wheel, in April 2015. Click through the gallery for other Wallenda stunts through the years.
- 2017-02-09Ronald Martin, Robert Patterson and Mark Martin sit at a whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, on February 2, 1960. A day earlier, four African-American college students made history when they sat at the same Woolsworth's counter.
- 2017-02-07People walk down a street in New Orleans after a tornado touched down in the eastern part of the city on Tuesday, February 7.
- 2017-02-01The Everyday Astronaut of Instagram fame is spreading awareness for scientists to march on Washington, as seen in this widely shared image from last week. "I fear the idea of censorship of the scientific community," Tim Dodd said.